NAB 2012: Harmonic To Showcase ChannelPort

Harmonic will show ChannelPort, which speeds the cost-effective deployment of new television channels by integrating flexible branding and master control switching with clip playback on the playout platform. Fully compatible with all Harmonic Spectrum media server components, ChannelPort fits into existing infrastructures to simplify the launch of new services.

Rich multilayer graphics and dynamic text can be easily keyed over programming, while support for a broad range of automation systems offers customers the freedom to choose what’s best for their workflows. Ongoing expenses are reduced by ChannelPort’s operational simplicity, high-channel density, and low power consumption.

By adding ChannelPort to any Spectrum or MediaDeck system, customers gain a hybrid, modular environment with the option to play out programming branded with simple logos, lower thirds, regulatory graphics, and dynamic (“live”) text crawls.